University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2003-48-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Dahomey
Benin
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Thread
Technique:Sewn
Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1900.1.202 - Other Number

Description

Furnishing: an oblong leather cushion, front and back joined by continuous strips of white leather; front consists of patchwork designs with four rectangles decorated with cutouts of white leather embroidered over with red and blue thread in a scroll and diamond shape


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